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January 2017

Play

It Pays to Play

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by Sandra Vela

We have lots of useful tools at our disposal to help soothe the stress response and keep our bodies, minds and spirits as healthy as possible. When we leave childhood, many of us seem to forget an incredibly important tool in stress management: play.

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Healthy Mouth

A Healthy Mouth Equals a Healthy Body

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by Joan Sefcik

Traditionally, dentistry is considered to only deal with the teeth and surrounding tissues. However, biological dentists have long understood the profound affect the mouth has on the rest of the body. Veterinarians have understood this concept for years, warning of the dangers of bacteria from a pet’s dirty mouth infecting the animal’s heart, kidney or liver.

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Meditation

The Grand Design For Success and Holistic Wellness

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by Lamar Irwin

Holistic wellness leads to an empowered life and provides a real sense of well-being both inside and out. It occurs when the matrix that makes up a person’s life causes he or she to feel fulfilled by living a desired life. A person subjectively measures well-being in many aspects— career, friends, partner/spouse, money, love, play, emotional/ mental, spiritual and other aspects that are important.

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A Collaborative, Functional Approach to Autoimmune Disorders

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by Laura Bautista

Many people are being labeled with taxing diagnoses that fall under the umbrella of autoimmunity. Even if one has not been diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder, he or she may be generally interested in preventative health and a more natural approach to wellness. Either way, it is good to raise awareness, as there is an increasing population of people looking for answers from traditional Western medicine practitioners, as well as from those that take an alternative approach.

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Young woman having her head massaged

We All Need the Human Touch

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by Epiphany Jordan

When it comes to taking care of our bodies, there are four areas commonly addressed by health professionals: nutrition, exercise/movement, sleep and hydration. Yet there is a fifth fundamental component that is rarely considered: consensual human touch.

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